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Camden Green Gym

The Conservation Volunteers - TCV (Former - BTCV)

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The Camden Green Gym runs every Tuesday and Thursday from 10.45am to 2pm. The Green Gym is a new and innovative way to get physically active, and make a difference to your local environment.

Come along to explore landmark locations, discover hidden green spaces, improve your health and stamina, learn new skills and meet with volunteers over a hot drink brewed outdoors! The Green Gym in Camden develop and manage about 25 green spaces in Camden every year, helping schools and communities improve their green space, grow their own food and improve biodiversity.

Come and make a difference to your environment. Through local collective action, TCV support over 300'000 volunteers through practical and environmental conservation projects each year.

We offer:

- Help and advice for people in local communities wishing to improve their environment.
- Practical conservation opportunities.
- Residential projects in the UK and abroad.
- Training and learning opportunities (ranging from managing wildlife gardens, wetlands or woodlands, to leadership skills and health and safety).
- Conservation work may involve, for example, developing a community garden, managing local nature reserves, planting orchards, managing ponds and accesses

Young people 14-17 are very welcome, providing a parent consent form is filled before/on the first day

Children and young people under 14 to be supervised by an adult.

Maria Schlatter & Trudi Wilkinson

Further location details may be provided below.

TCV, 4th Floor, Charles Darwin House 2, 107 Gray's Inn Road, London.

WC1X 8TZ

Meeting points and sites vary. Detailed directions to each site included in Green Gym Programme. For the details, please contact TCV or visit www.tcv.org.uk/camden.

Two weeks

15

Email: gg-camden@tcv.org.uk or visit www.tcv.org.uk/camden

Conservation,Gardening

Don't worry you do not need any previous experience. Just the willingness to have a go and be involved is the most important qualification! Health and safety briefing, use of the tools and introduction to the tasks will be provided on site.

Green Gyms enhance mental wellbeing through increased contact with nature, the social benefits of group activity and helping people contribute something positive to their community

16-17,18-25,18 and over,14-15

Gardening,Practical Work & DIY,Environmental,Befriending, Buddying & Mentoring,Community Work

 We welcome and/or have the resources to support:

The Conservation Volunteers Green Gym is open to all volunteers.

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